air cells of the lung
Condition caused by insufficient intake of oxygen
A disease of the bronchi characterized by wheezing, dyspnea, and a feeling of constriction in the chest
bronchi and their branches(bronchioles) that carry air from trachea to alveoli of lungs
small branch of the bronchi within lung
one of two branches from the trachea to the lungs
Inflammation of the bronchial membranes
odorless, colorless gas formed in the tissues as a waste product, and expelled from the lungs
cartilage of the larynx
musclulomembranous partition that separates the thoractic cavity from the abdominal cavity.
A cartiligious leaf shaped flap that blocks the top of the windpipe, the glottis, during swalling, which prevents the entry of food or fluid into the respiratory system.
expiration or exhalation
the slitlike passageway between the true vocal folds, helping to produce sound
inspiration or inhalation
highly infectious respiratory disease caused by airborne viral droplets occurring in epidemics
musculocartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea and below the root of the tongue that houses the vocal cords
inflammation of the larynx
A colorless, odorless, tasteless gas essential to respiration used by all cells of the body
airway between the nasal chambers, the mouth, and the larynx as well as a passageway for food
innervates the diaphragm
the enclosure of lungs. each lung is composed in this dounble-layered sac of serous membrane
inflammation of the lung in which air sacs become filled with infammatory cells and the lung becomes solid. Symtoms are cough, chestpain, fever, headache, general malaise (discomfort) Cause: bacteria, virus Treatment: antibiotics, vaccine
the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation, distribution of oxygen and removal of carbon dioxide from the cells of the body
The volume of air inhaled and exhaled in a normal, resting breath, typically about 500 mL.
cartilagenous muscular tube extending from the larynx to the bronchi (windpipe)
Infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Most commonly affects the respiratory system and causes inflammation and calcification of the system.
two pairs of membranous bands in the larynx with the superior pair not having any part in speech and the inferior pair vibrating to produce sound.
hairlike projections that sweep particles towards the throat
involves inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide
the expectoration of blood from the respiratory tract
a collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity
endoscopic exam of the bronchi
collecting pleural fluid by passing a needle into the pleural space
movement of oxygen and carbon dioxide at the cellular level
Rales or rattlings in the throat
temporary cessation of breathing
medical term for nosebleed
Black lung desease, coal minors may be at risk of this desease
sputum that contains mucous and pus
divides the nasal cavity into right and left
another name for alveoli
instrument used to veiw the bronchi
the result of inhaling silica dust
the midline region of the lungs where the bronchial tubes enters the lung
a productive cough brings up this, Mucus or phlegm that is coughed up from the lining of the respiratory tract, reffered to as a wet cough
wet watery fluid
formed by the thyroid cartilage
accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity
commonly called the tonsils
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